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Saw (2003)

Not Rated | | Short, Horror, Thriller | 2003 (USA)
David, an orderly at a hospital, tells his horrific story of being kidnapped and forced to play a vile game of survival.

Director:

James Wan

Writer:

Leigh Whannell
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Cast

Cast overview:
Leigh Whannell ... David
Paul Moder Paul Moder ... Cop
Katrina Mathers ... Nurse
Dean Francis Dean Francis ... Body
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Storyline

David, an orderly at a hospital, tells his horrific story of being kidnapped and forced to play a vile game of survival.

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Genres:

Short | Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Available on the Saw: Uncut Edition of Saw. See more »

Quotes

David: I'm nothing there. I blend into the walls. I don't know why, whoever did this to me, picked me. But they did.
Cop: What do you remember next?
David: [Breathes in and out] Waking up.
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Connections

Referenced in Svengoolie: Frankenstein (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Happiness In Slavery (Remix)
Performed by Nine Inch Nails
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The birth of the new generation's horror!
31 October 2010 | by Roadwarrior85846See all my reviews

The short film, SAW, shows very clever filmmaking in the horror genre. There hasn't been anything clever like this short film for years.

David, an orderly of a hospital, has been kidnapped and faces his ultimate test. He must survive by killing another man that holds the key to his freedom. He wakes up, having a rusty contraption strapped to his face. Then, a mysterious puppet on the TV says if he doesn't remove the trap off his face in sixty seconds, his jaw will be ripped open.

Once this short gets green-lit into a major motion picture, this exact scene has been tweaked up and was used in the first SAW film. It's heart-pounding and fun to watch! I recommend this short film to not just to SAW fans, but to curious folks that want to take step into the world of horror. Great short film!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Saw 0.5 See more »

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Production Co:

Twisted Pictures See more »
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Stereo | Dolby Digital (5 channel Dolby Stereo)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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